October 28, 2014 2:12 PM EDT

When Bridesmaids star Melissa McCarthy first got to Hollywood, she was held up at a dry cleaners. But she was more devastated the thief took her makeup than anything else, she told Jimmy Kimmel on his ABC talk show Monday.

The police later caught the man who robbed her, she added, and put him behind bars. McCarthy is on the big screen right now in St. Vincent in which she appears alongside Bill Murray.

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